What should I do? My computer has been infected by a virus called Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A. I don’t what it is. Can it be a dangerous thing? Sorry, I’m not a computer savvy. This virus is reported by my anti-virus program which was installed by a computer guy. But it seems that the protection tool can get this thing off from my computer. What is supposedly to be done to get rid of it completely? Please help.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A is a noxious Trojan infection which has been reported as one of the most malicious computer threats in the world. It is designed by cyber hackers and it has a long history with the development of computer industry. Trojan infection targets on Windows computers only. From Windows XP, Windows Vista to Windows 7 and 8, all windows users may encounter some kind of Trojan infection as the category of this infection can be various. There are countless of Trojan infection now existed on the Internet. In this situation, people who are careless about the online activity can be attacked by different kinds of computer infection. To make it be simple, this Trojan can be a dangerous thing that can damage the infected computer severely which needs to be removed as soon as possible.
It is easy for anti-virus programs to detect this Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A for computer users. However, what makes the situation worse is that this kind of Trojan has the ability to damage the security tool that installed on the infected machine so that the tool is not able to remove this Trojan completely. As soon as this Trojan sneaks into the target computer, it can disable the anti-virus program from the system registry, also it can turn off the system firewall to weaken the security level. In this case, it can download many other computer threats to the infected computer at the backdoor automatically. The infected computer can get into more troubles if the protection tool and firewall are disabled. It can make the computer compromised and be infected by other malware, rootkit, etc.
The whole system can be messed up by this kind of Trojan and what it can bring to the infected computer. The performance can be slowed down as this Trojan can waste too much CPU usage at the background. It will infect system files and modify the Windows registry arbitrary. To make itself be activated from the start up, it can add its own vicious values to the registry and make changes to other settings in it. With such a Trojan running, it can record all the information that input into the infected computer through keylogger. Cyber hackers use this Trojan to establish connection to the infected computer remotely so that they can steal privacy and things that can be useful for them secretly. If this Trojan can’t be removed in time, people will get money loss and computer damages.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A is believed to be a horrible computer infection that can affect computers with Windows operating systems. It can make the infected computer be vulnerable so that many other computer Trojans and viruses can come and damage the infected machine more. People need to pay attention to this harmful infection once their anti-virus program detects it on the computers. Otherwise, what it can bring to the computers are totally disasters.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan:Win32/Anaki.A? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 8:50 am